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Marie Curie and the science of radioactivity

Author: Naomi E Pasachoff
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1996.
Series: Oxford portraits in science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the life of the Polish-born scientist who, with her husband Pierre, was awarded a 1903 Nobel Prize for discovering radium.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Marie Curie; Marie Curie; Marie Curie
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi E Pasachoff
ISBN: 0195092147 9780195092141
OCLC Number: 32385219
Target Audience: Young Adult.; 1320
Description: 109 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. "Preparation for future work" --
ch. 2. "The heroic period" --
ch. 3. "The best and happiest years" --
ch. 4. "A growing notoriety" --
5. "Honor under cruel circumstances" --
6. "Grave illness" --
7. "The hospital life of those years" --
8. "A suitable laboratory."
Series Title: Oxford portraits in science.
Responsibility: Naomi Pasachoff.
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Examines the life of the Polish-born scientist who, with her husband Pierre, was awarded a 1903 Nobel Prize for discovering radium.

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